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Yancoal seeks to improve Hunter equipment availability

THE YANCOAL-Glencore Joint Venture’s Hunter Valley Operations in New South Wales increased its run-of-mine production in the March quarter compared to the prior quarter after equipment reliability and availability improved from levels that were occasionally below target during 2022.

  MTW is currently operating with longer than usual truck haulage cycles due to short dumping options being utilised during the two years of wet weather.

MTW is currently operating with longer than usual truck haulage cycles due to short dumping options being utilised during the two years of wet weather.

The mine reported 2.7 million tonnes of production in the March quarter compared to 2.1Mt in the December quarter. "The scale of the HVO mine provides more water handling options and mine schedule flexibility...

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